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Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

Review the uses of architectural epoxies on wood in a historic building.

Learn to identify typical poured concrete foundation problems.

Want to protect a burial site and lower your property taxes at the same time? Find out how.

Learn how to remove and replace individual wood shingles on your historic house.

Recognize traditional cornices and learn to maintain them.

USDA Rural Development: Community and Economic Development

These grants help communities reach their long-term economic development goals through two primary programs.

Search digital records on more than 140,000 historic buildings, structures and objects throughout Wisconsin.

Learn how to prepare metal surfaces for painting.

Learn how to replace drop wood siding on your historic building.

Read an overview of role of state statutes and see the compendium of primary state historic preservation laws (PDF).

Learn about historic construction materials and methods for commercial buildings to make better maintenance and rehabilitation decisions.

Learn how to identify and repair the decorative glass in your historic building.

Review different types of storm doors and learn how to find the right one for your historic building.

Learn the necessary elements for historic rehabilitation project work contracts.

Learn how to identify the methods and materials used to construct your historic house.

General Information

Is Your Building Historic?

Determine your building's eligibility for a historic designation and the related benefits.

General Information

Herzfeld Foundation Grants

Herzfeld Foundation

The Herzfeld Foundation makes grants available in the areas of Arts and Culture, Education, and Civic Improvment

Review the steps a professional will take when replacing the foundation of your historic building.

Learn best practices for preserving your original pressed-metal (tin) ceiling.
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